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  Gallery by the Lake

Upcoming events

    • 15 May 2019
    • 16 Jul 2019
    • Gallery By The Lake, 106 W. Pryce St., Lake Charles, LA 70601


    You must sign up through CALLFORENTRY.ORG

    (Tutorial for signing up located below)

    How to log onto CallForEntry.org:

    1.) Create an account on CallForEntry.org

    2.) Select “Art Calls” or “Photography Calls”

    3.) Navigate to desired Event Listing & click on it

    4.) Click “Apply” at bottom left of screen

    5.) Click “Enter the competition” button

    6.) Submit necessary info & pay fee


    JURORS


    Sandra Duran Wilson -  An abstract mixed media artist and author of six books. She has written on the subject of imagination, creativity and spirituality. She comes from a family of artists and scientists and grew up in a world where everything was possible, where she would look through the microscope in her father’s office and then paint what she saw.


    CALENDAR

    March 14, 2019 – Competition opens

    July 16, 2019 - Deadline for entries

    July 24 - Notification of Acceptance

    August 16- Deadline for receipt of accepted works

    August 25 – Reception and Awards Presentations 2:00 – 4:00PM

    September 30th- Exhibition concludes

     

    AWARD CATAGORIES

    1.         Oils, acrylics and pastels

    2.          Water Color

    3.          Mixed Media

    4.          Drawing, pencils, charcoal and pen and ink

    45 entries accepted

     No digital artwork accepted

     

    CATEGORY AWARDS

    $200 – 1st Place (4)

    $75 -2nd Place (4)

    $25 – 3rd (4)

     

    MEDIA SPECIFICATION

    The art work must be work completed by the artist in the last 3 years. 

     

    ELIGIBILITY

    Adults 18 and older. 

     

    PRESENTATION

    Accepted works may be gallery wrapped canvases or framed, wired for hanging.  Mailed entries should be suitable to the rigors of packaged shipping. Framed image size cannot exceed 30” x 36” or an area of more than 1080 sq inches.

     

    ENTRIES

    Artist may submit up to 3 entries.  Entries are submitted using Café Entry website callforentry.org

     

    ENTRY FEE

    A non-refundable entry fee of $35 is charged each entrant for three entries.  Credit card payments are accepted using the Café Entry website at callforentry.org.

     

    EXHIBITION

    August 25 – September 30

    Awards will be announced at the opening reception. 

    Artwork selected for the show, but not submitted to Gallery by the Lake, Inc. will be disqualified to receive awards.

    Accepted artwork is required to remain at Gallery by the Lake. Inc. for the duration of the exhibition.

     

    DELIVERY OF ACCEPTED WORK

    Please ship to:

    Gallery address on front of brochure

    o    Works must be received by August 20, 2019

    o    All accepted works must include a prepaid return shipping label which specifies and includes fee for the carrier to pick up the return package from the Gallery by the Lake at 106 W Pryce Street.

    o    Late or damaged shipments will be returned collect.

    o    Works must be shipped in reusable packing cartons.

    o    No packing popcorn

    o    Hand deliveries will be accepted anytime following notification noon to 5 p.m., Tuesday – Friday through August 20, 2019.

     

     

     

     

     

    RETURN OF ACCEPTED WORKS

    Return of artwork begins October 1, 2019.

    Hand delivery pickup begins September 28, 2019.     Gallery hours are Noon to 5 p.m. but arrangements may be made by appointment.

     

    SALES & REPRODUCTION

    A 20% gallery commission will be assessed on the sale of art during the exhibition. 

    The exhibition committee reserves the right to reproduce accepted entries for future press releases, website and Facebook promotion of this event.

     

    CONTACT INFORMATION

    Gallery by the Lake, Inc.

    Competition Coordinator: Pat Craft

    Phone: 337-436-1008  

    Email: gallerybythelakeswla@gmail.com

    Mailing address: 

    106 W. Pryce St.

    Lake Charles, LA 70605

     

    LIABALITY

    Associated Louisiana Artists Inc. carries no insurance for loss or damage to artwork in the gallery or in transit nor assumes any liability for same.  Every precaution will be taken for the safety of the exhibited work.  Artist can and should provide their own insurance coverage. Gallery by the Lake, Inc. is not responsible for fees and/or damage from any cause.

    A submission of entry/ies into the show and exhibit constitutes a binding agreement by artists to all conditions stated.  The entrant understands and agrees that any unclaimed artwork/item left after the exhibit take-out date will be removed from the exhibit site and will be donated /disposed of by the ALA, Inc. after 30 days from last pickup date.


    • 1 Jun 2019
    • 1 Sep 2019
    • Gallery By The Lake, 106. W. Pryce St., Lake Charles, LA 70605


    INFOGRAPHIC WITH NEEDED INFORMATION LOCATED AT --> THIS LINK <--

    This event is one in which artists will be able to submit up to 3 works of photography which includes birds to be judged against others for monetary prizes.

    You must sign up through CALLFORENTRY.ORG

    (Tutorial for signing up located below)


    JURORS

    To be announced

    CALENDAR

    Competition Opens – June 1

    September 1 - Deadline for entries

    September 15- Notification of Acceptance

    October 5- Deadline for receipt of accepted works

    October 13 – Reception and Awards Presentations

    November 23 - Exhibition concludes

    AWARD CATAGORIES

    Birds in Action

    An Educational Moment

    Fine Art

    (50 entries accepted)

    CATEGORY AWARDS

    $300-Best in Show

    $200 – 1st Place (3)

    $100 -2nd Place (3)

    Honorable mention (3)

    MEDIA SPECIFIACTION

    Photography. Digital enhancement should be limited to color & shadow. No alteration of original image shape or background is allowed. Photography regarding bird safety and dignity outlined in Audobon Photography guidelines should be followed.

    ELIGIBILITY

    Adults 18 and older.

    PRESENTATION

    Accepted works must framed and back wired. Mailed

    entries should be suitable to the rigors of packaged

    shipping. Image size should not exceed 18” x 24” or

    equivalent with matted and framed work not larger

    than 24” x 28”.

    ENTRIES

    Photographer/artist may submit up to 3 entries across

    all categories or enter each category separately. Entries

    are submitted using CALLFORENTRY.ORG website.

    ENTRY FEE

    A non-refundable entry fee of $35 is charged each

    entrant for three entries. Credit card payments are

    accepted using the CALLFORENTRY.ORG website.

    How to log onto CallForEntry.org:

    1.) Create an account on CallForEntry.org by clicking on "Artist Sign Up"

    2.) After this, click "Find Calls" at the top left of the screen

    3.) In the search bar type "Gallery By The Lake"

    4.) Click “Apply Now" once you find the needed Event

    5.) Submit necessary info & 1-3 works of art, then pay $35 fee

    EXHIBITION

    October 13 – November 23

    Awards will be announced at the opening reception.

    Accepted artwork is required to remain in the

    Gallery by the Lake for the duration of the exhibition.

    DELIVERY OF ACCEPTED WORK

    Please ship to:

    Hit Me With Your Best Shot!

    Gallery by the Lake

    106 W. Pryce St., Inc.

    Lake Charles, LA 70601

    Hand deliveries accepted Sep.16 – Oct. 5, 12pm - 5 p.m.

    DELIVERY RULES

    - Works must be received by October 5

    - All accepted works must include prepaid return shipping

    label with pick up at gallery fee included with FedEx shipping.

    - Late or damaged shipments will be returned collect.

    - Works must be shipped in reusable packing cartons.

    - No packing popcorn

    - Hand deliveries accepted Noon to 5 p.m.

    RETURN OF ACCEPTED WORKS

    Return of artwork begins November 30, 2019

    Hand delivery pickup - Dec. 2nd – Dec. 14th, 2019.

    Gallery hours are 12pm to 5 pm

    (Arrangements may be made by appointment)

    SALES & REPRODUCTION

    A 20% gallery commission will be assessed on the sale of photographs during the exhibition. The exhibition committee

    reserves the right to reproduce accepted entries for futurepress releases, website, & Facebook promotion of this event.

    CONTACT INFORMATION

    Gallery by the Lake, Inc

    Competition Coordinator: Pat Craft

    Phone: 337-436-1008 (o) 337-515-4879 (c)

    Email: gallerybythelakeswla@gmail.com

    Mailing address:

    106 W. Pryce St.

    Lake Charles, LA 70605

    LIABALITY

    Gallery by the Lake, Inc. carries no insurance for loss or damage to artwork in the gallery or in transit nor assume any liability for same. Every precaution will be taken for the safety of the exhibited work. Artist can and should provide their own insurance coverage. Gallery by the Lake, Inc is not responsible for fees and/or damage from any cause.A submission of entries into the show and exhibit constitutes a binding agreement by artists to all conditions stated. The entrant understands and agrees that any unclaimed artwork/item left after the exhibit take-out date will be removed from the exhibit site and will be donated /disposed of by Gallery by the Lake, Inc. after 30 days from last pickup date.

    For Details/Inquiries:

    GALLERYBYTHELAKESWLA@GMAIL.COM


    • 8 Jun 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • 106 Pryce Street, Lake Charles, LA
    Register

      Lets Make Jewelry

    Jessica Martin will show us how to use a right angle weave technique to make a bracelet using 6mm glass pearls and seed beads.  Using Fireline thread and a sewing needle to weave together these beads into a beautiful personalized handmade bracelet.  

    Supplies will be an additional $10.00 so all you need to bring is your lunch.

    Bring your lunch...water and snacks will be provided.

    HOW TO REGISTER:

    ...Checking out our website at www.gallerybythelake.org

    ...Call 337-436-1008 for more information

    ...Come by the gallery

    ...Mail your check to Gallery by the Lake, 106 W. Pryce St.,  Lake Charles, LA 70601


    • 13 Jul 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • 106 Pryce Street, Lake Charles, LA
    Register

    "Acrylic Pour and More"

     Instructor:  Chris Broussard, artist and art teacher, Will share her knowledge and experience with acrylic paint pouring.  This will be a class full of paint and plenty of laughs, guaranteed.  Come join the fun and explore the world of color in a totally new form.   

    Facilitator: Ellen Anthony

    Fee: $35 for non-members/ $30 for members. 

    Supplies:  To be provided at a later date.

    Bring your lunch...water and snacks will be provided.

    HOW TO REGISTER:

    ...Checking out our website at www.gallerybythelake.org

    ...Call 337-436-1008 for more information

    ...Come by the gallery

    ...Mail your check to Gallery by the Lake, 106 W. Pryce St.,  Lake Charles, LA 70601

     

    • 10 Aug 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • 106 West Pryce St. Lake Charles, LA
    Register


    "Watercolor Basics"

    Instructor:  Sue Zimmermann will teach us basic watercolors, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, and more.  Come join the fun. 

    Facilitator: Patsy Zwahlen

    Fee: $35 for non-members and $30 for members. 

    Supplies:  To be provided at a later date.

    Bring your lunch...water and snacks will be provided.

    HOW TO REGISTER:

    ...Checking out our website at www.gallerybythelake.org

    ...Call 337-436-1008 for more information

    ...Come by the gallery

    ...Mail your check to Gallery by the Lake, 106 W. Pryce St.,  Lake Charles, LA 70601




    • 14 Sep 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • 106 West Pryce, Lake Charles, 70601
    Register

    "POP ART COLLAGE"

    Instructor:  Pat Craft will show us how to pop our art with paper and paint.

    Facilitator: Ellen Anthony

    Fee: $35 for non-members and . $30 for members. 

    Supplies:  An additional $5 will be charged for supplies.

    Bring your lunch...water and snacks will be provided.

    HOW TO REGISTER:

    ...Checking out our website at www.gallerybythelake.org

    ...Call 337-436-1008 for more information

    ...Come by the gallery

    ...Mail your check to Gallery by the Lake, 106 W. Pryce St.,  Lake Charles, LA 70601



    • 20 Sep 2019
    • 22 Sep 2019
    • 3 sessions
    • 106 W. Pryce Street, Lake Charles, LA
    Register
    Artist and Instructor:  David M. Kessler

    David’s statement:  “Have you ever wondered how to loosen up your painting style? Paint fresher paintings? Be more spontaneous? Be more expressive? Paint intuitively from your hear? If the answer to any of these questions is YES, then David’s Bigger, Faster, Fresher, Looser Abstract Painting Workshop is for YOU! This workshop is not media specific – just bring the media you typically use and join the fun.



     

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